Back on My Feet 5K

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3rd Annual Back on My Feet Day 5K

New Year’s Day Road Race will benefit Back on My Feet, the Boston non-profit that uses running to give homeless a second chance

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Charles River Running and Winged Foot Running are once again teaming with the Back on My Feet organization to bring you the 3rd Annual Back on My Feet 5K on New Year’s Day…..Thursday January 1st, 2015!!!!  The race, sponsored by Charles River Running, Winged Foot Running, and Mizuno begins at 10 a.m. at Knights of Columbus Hall, 572 Nichols Street, Norwood, MA. 

 The race will feature the same fast and relatively flat course as last year and runners will once again be served a hot, post race breakfast of pancakes, Canadian bacon, and fresh fruit!  The first 200 registered runners will receive a free long sleeve tee shirt!  We also will have a limited quantity of knit running gloves available on race day which will be on a first come first basis!  There are two easy ways to sign up….1.) Online registration (, just click on this link and sign up. 2.) if you choose to pay by check, please fill out the attached race application and send by mail as soon as possible!!  Race applications will also be available at Charles River Running located at 679 Washington St., Norwood, MA.

 CASH PRIZES will go to the Top 3 overall male and female finishers and for the top male and female teams!!   MEDALS will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in each age group.  For the 2nd straight year we will be awarding special prizes for the BEST BABY NEW YEAR costume and FATHER TIME costume! Sign up today and get ready to ring in the New Year with a great race, food, fun and friends!

Back on My Feet, a national non-profit organization that promotes the self-sufficiency of the homeless by first engaging them in running to build confidence, strength, and self-esteem, will serve as the race’s beneficiary with 100 percent of all net proceeds going to the Boston chapter.

For more information on Charles River Running, visit

For more information on Back on My Feet, visit

You can also contact RD Jim Henry at [email protected].


If you would like to promote your event with us, contact kevbalance[at]levelrenner[dot]com.


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